What Happened on October 11, 1980

Historical Events

  • Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
  • Dallas Mavericks open debut NBA season with a 103-92 victory against interstate rival San Antonio Spurs at Reunion Arena
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Nyron Nosworthy, English-Jamaican footballer, born in Brixton, England
Born in 1980

About October 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Stand So Close To Me - The Police